William Clinton, Ewan Birney, John Sulston, Jim Watson, Craig Venter
Commentators on the genome sequence (Human Genome Project). Top: William Clinton, Ewan Birney, John Sulston. Bottom: Jim Watson, Craig Venter.
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Celera Genomics, the corporation that sequenced the human genome privately.
Dr. Ewan Birney is a bioinformatician and worked on the Human Genome Project.
President William (Bill) Clinton talks about completion of a draft of the human genome.
The leaders of the private and public genome projects, Craig Venter and Francis Collins.
Ewan Birney talks about developing programs that look at DNA sequence.
Craig Venter, leader of the private effort at Celera Genomics, speaks about his company's reliance on the public data for reassembly of the Celera sequence.
Ewan Birney talks about processing sequencing data.
Ewan Birney talks about finding genes.
For the first draft of the genome sequence, both teams were working to identify the number of human genes. Here, Ewan Birney, a "numbers man" from the public genome project, explains how genes can be recognized and the data from the genome project used.
Craig Venter speaks about the public sector's reaction to his plans to sequence the genome at a private company, Celera Genomics.